The History Of Emblems! Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 

    The organization's official name is:

    Correct Answer
    The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta
    Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta
    Explanation
    The organization's official name is "The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta" or simply "Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta". Both names refer to the same organization, indicating that it is commonly known by either of these names.

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  • 2. 

    The watchword of the Fraternity is:

    Correct Answer
    Perge
    Explanation
    The watchword of the Fraternity is "Perge." This means "go on" or "continue" in Latin. It serves as a reminder to the members of the Fraternity to keep moving forward, to persevere, and to never give up. It symbolizes the determination and resilience that is expected from the members, encouraging them to constantly strive for improvement and progress in their personal and professional lives.

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  • 3. 

    What does the watchword mean?

    Correct Answer
    Press On
    Explanation
    The word "watchword" refers to a slogan or phrase that is used as a rallying cry or a guiding principle. In this context, "Press On" can be interpreted as a watchword because it encourages perseverance, determination, and the act of moving forward despite challenges or obstacles. It serves as a reminder to keep going and not give up in the face of adversity.

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  • 4. 

    The official color of the Fraternity is:

    Correct Answer
    Royal Purple
    Explanation
    The official color of the Fraternity is Royal Purple. This means that the Fraternity has chosen Royal Purple as the color that represents their organization. It is likely that this color holds some significance or symbolism to the Fraternity, which is why they have designated it as their official color.

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  • 5. 

    The Fraternity's "most precious inheritance" is:

    Correct Answer
    The Ritual
    Ritual
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Ritual" or "Ritual." The term "most precious inheritance" suggests that the Fraternity considers the Ritual to be extremely valuable and significant. The Ritual is likely a set of ceremonies, traditions, and practices that hold deep meaning and symbolism for the members of the Fraternity. It is a sacred and treasured aspect of their organization, representing their values, beliefs, and shared experiences. The Ritual may play a central role in shaping the identity, culture, and unity of the Fraternity, making it their most cherished possession.

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  • 6. 

    The Colony shall be immediately directed by and responsible to a graduate brother of the Fraternity known as the:

    Correct Answer
    Purple Legionnaire
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Purple Legionnaire." The explanation for this is that the question is referring to a specific role within a fraternity called the Purple Legionnaire. This role is held by a graduate brother of the fraternity who is responsible for directing and overseeing the activities of a colony. The Purple Legionnaire plays a crucial role in ensuring the success and growth of the colony, and is responsible for guiding and mentoring its members.

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  • 7. 

    The colony shall also be presided over by the:

    Correct Answer
    President
    Explanation
    The given answer, "President," is correct because the question states that the colony shall be presided over by someone, and the term "presided over" implies a leadership role. In many systems of government, the person who presides over a group or organization is referred to as the president. Therefore, it can be inferred that the correct answer is "President."

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  • 8. 

    The President of the Colony is known as:

    • A.

      Alpha

    • B.

      Lambda

    • C.

      Tau

    • D.

      Delta

    • E.

      Epsilon

    Correct Answer
    D. Delta
    Explanation
    The President of the Colony is known as "Delta."

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  • 9. 

    The Treasurer of the Colony is known as:

    • A.

      Alpha

    • B.

      Lambda

    • C.

      Tau

    • D.

      Delta

    • E.

      Epsilon

    Correct Answer
    E. Epsilon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Epsilon. In the context of a colony, the treasurer is responsible for managing the financial affairs and resources of the group. Epsilon is a Greek letter commonly used in fraternities and sororities to represent the position of treasurer. Therefore, Epsilon is the appropriate choice for the treasurer of the colony.

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  • 10. 

    The Recording Secretary of the Colony is known as:

    • A.

      Alpha

    • B.

      Lambda

    • C.

      Tau

    • D.

      Delta

    • E.

      Epsilon

    Correct Answer
    B. Lambda
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lambda. In the context of a colony, the Recording Secretary is responsible for keeping records and minutes of meetings. Lambda is a Greek letter commonly used in fraternity and sorority names, suggesting that the colony in question is likely a Greek organization. Therefore, it can be inferred that Lambda is the appropriate title for the Recording Secretary in this context.

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  • 11. 

    The Corresponding Secretary of the Colony is known as:

    • A.

      Alpha

    • B.

      Lambda

    • C.

      Tau

    • D.

      Delta

    • E.

      Epsilon

    Correct Answer
    C. Tau
    Explanation
    The corresponding secretary of the colony is known as Tau. This is because in the Greek alphabet, Tau is the letter that corresponds to the English letter "T". Therefore, Tau is the correct answer for the position of the corresponding secretary.

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  • 12. 

    The Historian of the Colony is known as:

    • A.

      Alpha

    • B.

      Lambda

    • C.

      Tau

    • D.

      Delta

    • E.

      Epsilon

    Correct Answer
    A. Alpha
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Alpha" because in Greek alphabet, Alpha is the first letter. Similarly, the Historian of the Colony holds the primary role and responsibility of documenting and preserving the history of the colony.

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  • 13. 

    Any male undergraduate may be pledged to the Fraternity so long as he has completed one semester of college work and has maintained at least a "_______" cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

    • A.

      2.00

    • B.

      2.25

    • C.

      2.50

    • D.

      2.70

    • E.

      3.30

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.25
  • 14. 

    The executive legislative and supreme judicial power of the Fraternity shall be vested in the:

    Correct Answer
    Ekklesia
    Explanation
    The Ekklesia is the governing body that holds the executive, legislative, and supreme judicial power of the Fraternity. This means that it has the authority to make and enforce laws, as well as interpret and apply them. The Ekklesia is responsible for making important decisions and ensuring that the Fraternity operates in accordance with its principles and values. It is the highest authority within the Fraternity and plays a crucial role in maintaining order and governance.

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  • 15. 

    The executive affairs of the Fraternity and of the Colony shall be administered by the ___________, consisting of nine _____________, two of which are undergraduate brothers.

    Correct Answer
    Archonate, Archons
    Archonate Archons
    Explanation
    The executive affairs of the Fraternity and the Colony are administered by the Archonate, which is made up of nine Archons. Two of these Archons are undergraduate brothers. The Archonate is responsible for overseeing and managing the operations and activities of the Fraternity and the Colony.

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  • 16. 

    The name, secret motto, symbols, badge, grip, and passwords may only be changed by a majority vote of the:

    Correct Answer
    Ekklesia
    Explanation
    The Ekklesia is the governing body or assembly of a religious organization or community. They have the authority to make decisions and changes regarding the name, secret motto, symbols, badge, grip, and passwords of the organization. These elements are important for the identity and unity of the organization, and therefore any changes should be made through a majority vote of the Ekklesia to ensure consensus and democratic decision-making.

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  • 17. 

    The __________ shall be sung at the opening of every formal Colony meeting.

    Correct Answer
    Doxology
    Explanation
    A doxology is a hymn or song of praise to God. It is commonly sung at the beginning or end of religious gatherings or ceremonies. In the context of a formal Colony meeting, where members come together for a specific purpose, singing a doxology at the opening sets a reverent and worshipful tone, acknowledging and honoring God's presence and guidance in the proceedings.

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  • 18. 

    The seating and arrangement of the Colony Room shall be in the shape of a:

    • A.

      Triangle

    • B.

      Diamond

    • C.

      Circle

    • D.

      Square

    • E.

      Icosikaioctagon

    Correct Answer
    C. Circle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Circle because a circle is a symmetrical shape that allows for equal distance and visibility between all members of the Colony Room. This seating arrangement promotes inclusivity and a sense of unity among the members. Additionally, a circular seating arrangement encourages open communication and interaction among the members, as there are no barriers or corners that can create divisions or hinder conversation.

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  • 19. 

    One rap of the gavel shall _______ the Colony.

    Correct Answer
    Seat
  • 20. 

    Five raps of the gavel shall _______ the Colony

    Correct Answer
    Raise
    Call up
    Call-up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Raise, Call up, Call-up." In this context, "raps of the gavel" refers to the action of striking the gavel multiple times. This action is typically done to gain attention or signal the start of a meeting. Therefore, the phrase "Five raps of the gavel shall raise, call up, call-up the Colony" implies that the striking of the gavel will bring forth or summon the Colony for a meeting or gathering.

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  • 21. 

    The Greek names of the officers are used during the Formal Pledging Ceremony.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    During the Formal Pledging Ceremony, the Greek names of the officers are not used. The use of Greek names is more common in fraternities and sororities, where members often adopt Greek letters as part of their organization's identity. However, in a general Formal Pledging Ceremony, it is unlikely that Greek names would be used as it is not a universal practice. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 22. 

    What is the emblem of the President?

    • A.

      Sealed Parchment

    • B.

      Minute Book

    • C.

      Gavel

    • D.

      Hourglass

    • E.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    C. Gavel
    Explanation
    The gavel is the emblem of the President because it symbolizes authority and leadership. A gavel is typically used by a presiding officer to maintain order and control during meetings or discussions. As the President is the highest-ranking official in an organization or group, the gavel represents their role in guiding and directing the proceedings. The gavel is also associated with making decisions and enforcing rules, which aligns with the President's responsibilities in making important decisions and ensuring they are carried out effectively.

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  • 23. 

    What is the emblem of the Treasurer?

    • A.

      Sealed Parchment

    • B.

      Minute Book

    • C.

      Gavel

    • D.

      Hourglass

    • E.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    E. Key
    Explanation
    The key is the emblem of the Treasurer because it symbolizes the treasurer's responsibility for safeguarding the organization's financial resources. The key represents the treasurer's role in controlling access to financial assets and ensuring their proper use. Additionally, the key is often associated with trust and security, highlighting the treasurer's duty to handle funds with integrity and transparency.

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  • 24. 

    What is the emblem of the Recording Secretary?

    • A.

      Sealed Parchment

    • B.

      Minute Book

    • C.

      Gavel

    • D.

      Hourglass

    • E.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    B. Minute Book
    Explanation
    The emblem of the Recording Secretary is the Minute Book. A Minute Book is a record of the proceedings and decisions made during a meeting. The Recording Secretary is responsible for taking accurate and detailed minutes of the meeting, which includes noting down the discussions, actions, and resolutions. The Minute Book serves as a historical record and reference for future meetings. It is an essential tool for maintaining transparency, accountability, and organizational memory.

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  • 25. 

    What is the emblem of the Corresponding Secretary?

    • A.

      Sealed Parchment

    • B.

      Minute Book

    • C.

      Gavel

    • D.

      Hourglass

    • E.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    A. Sealed Parchment
    Explanation
    The emblem of the Corresponding Secretary is a Sealed Parchment. This emblem symbolizes the importance of written communication and documentation in the role of the Corresponding Secretary. The use of a sealed parchment signifies the need for confidentiality and the official nature of the correspondence conducted by the Corresponding Secretary. It also represents the historical tradition of using parchment for important written documents.

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  • 26. 

    What is the emblem of the Historian?

    • A.

      Sealed Parchment

    • B.

      Minute Book

    • C.

      Gavel

    • D.

      Hourglass

    • E.

      Key

    Correct Answer
    D. Hourglass
    Explanation
    The hourglass is often associated with the concept of time, which is a crucial element in the field of history. Historians study and analyze events that occurred in the past, and the hourglass represents the passage of time and the importance of chronology in historical research. The hourglass symbolizes the historian's role in documenting and preserving the past, as well as the need to understand the context in which historical events took place.

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  • 27. 

    Describe the proper attire/dress code for formal Colony meetings:

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